||Conference or Workshop Item
||300 Social sciences > 302 Social interaction
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Family Well-Being Division
||Coping, Resilience, Children and adolescents
||National Population and Family Development Board (NPFDB) in collaboration with the DOHA International Institute.
||The objectives of this paper are to identify and define key concepts and models related to stress, coping, and resilience amongst children and adolescents and also to make us mindful to area wise gaps in our evidence based practice in this context. Amidst the growing evidence that depression and other mental health issues are surfacing amongst children and adolescents in several societies, the author focuses on the transactional nature of coping and resilience and how children and adolescents process a variety of stresses that they see in their day to day lives. Given that children and adolescents attempt to cope well in stressful situations being a fact, the author considers constructing and reviewing this stressful experiences in a person-environment transaction context to be a useful strategy. The paper presents this strategy.